New A-351 Gantry Motion System from PI Offers up to 2 m/s Velocity
Positioners

New A-351 Gantry Motion System from PI Offers up to 2 m/s Velocity

Provides overhead motion for industrial automation applications in assembly, pick-and-place, alignment, inspection, and custom 3D printer design. Available with ACS motion controllers / drives that offer superior servo performance, advanced control algorithms to improve dynamic performance and error compensation. Features XY travel ranges from 300x300 to 500x1000 mm. and has water cooling option...

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VFD Increases Precision and Speed of Food Packaging Sealer for Latin American Manufacturer
Motor Controllers and Drives

VFD Increases Precision and Speed of Food Packaging Sealer for Latin American Manufacturer

A manufacturer of food packaging and sealing solutions is helping its customers increase productivity while reducing packaging costs and wastage with the introduction of Optidrive variable frequency drive (VFD) technology. Brazil-based JCV Maq manufactures a range of packing, sealer, weighing and feeder machines used by food producers and manufacturers. It was keen to increase the precision of...

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Quester Tangent Brings Production In-House, Selects Universal as SMT Solutions Provider
Automation Systems

Quester Tangent Brings Production In-House, Selects Universal as SMT Solutions Provider

Premier train electronics provider extends autonomous capabilities with installation of NPI line. Quester Tangent is a leading manufacturer, supplier, and integrator of train electronics and software solutions for the passenger rail and locomotive industries in North America. The company has installed a Universal Instruments production line in its Saanichton, British Columbia manufacturing...

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New Two I/O Modules Feature Spring-clamp Field Wiring Terminals
Modules

New Two I/O Modules Feature Spring-clamp Field Wiring Terminals

GRV-ITM-12 provides a high-density, low-cost temperature sensing option with two isolated zones and 6 channels per zone. Accurate to 0.1% of the configured range over 20-bit resolution for V/mV sensing with accuracy ranging from 2.0-5.0 °C for thermocouple sensing. GRV-CCANI-2 supports integrating CAN data into control applications using IEC 61131-3 languages.

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Eccentric Positioning System™ from Coventry Associates Driven by Sinumerik CNC from Siemens
Positioners

Eccentric Positioning System™ from Coventry Associates Driven by Sinumerik CNC from Siemens

Breakthrough ultra-high precision robotic machine tool positions an object anywhere in a 215 mm circle with accuracy, speed and controlled force Coventry Associates (Shrewsbury, Massachusetts) has developed a three-axis system for a variety of machining operations. Called the Eccentric Positioning System™ (hereafter EPS), this fully electric system, eliminates pneumatics and hydraulics,...

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Aker Solutions to Provide Subsea Production System for Phase Two of Aker BP's Ærfugl
Automation Systems

Aker Solutions to Provide Subsea Production System for Phase Two of Aker BP's Ærfugl

December 12, 2019 - Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract from Aker BP to deliver the subsea production system for the second phase of the Ærfugl development offshore Norway. The subsea delivery will include wellheads, vertical subsea trees, satellite structures, control systems, a tie-in module and about 30 kilometers of umbilicals. The contract has a value of about NOK 700 million, which...

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